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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Umatilla United Church and Hall (Municipality of Grandview)

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This former United church building in the Municipality of Grandview was built in 1912 on the former site of Spruce Bluff School, hosting both Methodist and Presbyterian services. It closed in 1960. Across the road is the former Umatilla Hall.

Clerics

Period

Cleric

1895

Rev. Gilbart

1897

E. W. Woods

1897-1898

Rev. McGerrigal

1898

Rev. Hagan, Rev. Skae, A. E. Elliott, C. T. Correlli, Rev. Osborne

1899

Rev. Ormiston, Rev. Ketchen

1900

D. Scott

1900-1901

Rev. Gregg

1901-1905

T. W. Bailey

1902-1907

Alex Fraser

1907-1909

A. W. Churchill

1908

Rev. Mitchell

1908-1912

J. J. Cruickshanks

1909-1915

Robert Campbell

1912-1914

E. L. Kirkpatrick

1914-1918

Thomas Merriweather

1915-1918

H. Dickson

1918-1920

Rev. Hemphill

1920-1922

Rev. Spiers

1921

Rev. Hamilton, Thomas Mitchell, James McNeil, William Mitchell, J. W. Claxton, George McNeil

1920-1924

A. W. Kenner

1924-1926

J. D. Wildfong

1927-1937

John Jackson

1931

Andy Woods

1937-1942

Harry Dodd

1942-1945

Albert Irwin Alfonso Carruthers (1880-1957)

1945-1946

John William Ridd (1865-1955)

1946-1949

George Henry Hambley (1896-1983)

1950-1953

H. G. Munro

1953-1956

Ed Bennett

1956-1957

Earl McIntyre

1957-1960

Ivan Fulford

Other clerics of Umatilla Church were W. Stewart McCullough, Andy Casky, C. M. Coulter, Rev. Wagner, Richard Cross, and C. E. Armstrong.

Photos & Coordinates

The former Umatilla United Church building, later converted into a granary

The former Umatilla United Church building, later converted into a granary (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The vacant Umatilla Hall building

The vacant Umatilla Hall building (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.25034, W100.64914
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Grandview United Church: Past and Present, 1891-1967 by Grandview United Church History Committee, 1967. [Legislative Library of Manitoba, F5649.G73 Gra]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 October 2020

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